Dr. James Bennett is a world-renowned urologist who is on the front lines of the crusade to eradicate prostate cancer and is the CEO of his own practice, Midtown Urology in Atlanta, GA. He is an adjunct professor at Clark Atlanta University Clinical Assistant Professor, department of Biology, and at Morehouse and Emory University School Medicine, Department of Surgery and Family Medicine.
Bennett is a Georgia native whose enthusiasm for medicine began at Clark College in 1976 where he graduated summa cum laude. After receiving his medical degree from Duke University in 1979, Dr. Bennett attended Emory University, where he completed an internship in surgery and a residency in urology. His enthusiasm continues today through the establishment of a urology practice providing quality health care.
Honored as the National Medical Association Practitioner of the Year in 1999 and recipient of the Nash-Carter award in 2014, Dr. Bennett is an activist in the treatment and education of prostate cancer. He was the first Georgia urologist to perform cryosurgical ablation of the prostate.
He is also founder of two non-profits, the Community Health and Men’s Promotion Summit (CHAMPS) and the Midtown Urology Health and Education Foundation (MUHEF),that aims to raise awareness of the importance of early detection and prevention concerning health issues for the community, especially in the area of urology.
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